Definition of Card catalogue
1. Noun. A library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card.
2. Noun. An alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item.
Generic synonyms: File, File Cabinet, Filing Cabinet
Specialized synonyms: Rolodex
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Literary usage of Card catalogue
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The index is a card catalogue, composed of HaN II, 1273. MP, 80e. BP 5" x 8" cards. The Macey cards are by far the most convenient, as their side locking ..."
2. Manual of Library Economy by James Duff Brown (1907)
"A card catalogue on a somewhat similar principle to FIG. 97.—Duplex Card Catalogue (Section 298). the French and Italian forms just described is known as ..."
3. The Practical Use of Books and Libraries: An Elementary Manual by Gilbert Oakley Ward (1917)
"The card catalogue. — The card catalogue is the index of the library, and for the ordinary reader is more important and useful than the shelf list. ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"In recommending that the catalogue shall be published in book form, I am by no means unmindful of the merits of the card-catalogue system in work of this ..."
5. Journal of Education by Nova Scotia Dept. of Education (1908)
"ed with a card catalogue and accession books, etc., as required for rural school libraries; but for the present detailed annual reports, and statistics, ..."
6. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"card catalogue.—The working petrologist should make a card catalogue of all specimens collected. This method of keeping a record possesses several ..."
7. Jewish Philanthropy: An Exposition of Principles and Methods of Jewish by Boris David Bogen (1917)
"The card catalogue The experience of several Federations suggests ... First, a thorough canvass of the community should be made, and a card catalogue ..."